Drug Storage Automation— Finding Solutions for your Refrigerated Products

Posted on Jun 12, 2019 by Jon Brown PharmD, MHA

As we move into a new era of drug storage, in all healthcare segments, the age-old question of automated storage of refrigerated medications continues to rear its head.  Many of the most expensive...

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OptiCool™ Technology: Facts and Figures

Posted on Apr 23, 2019 by Donna Holpuch

OptiCool™ Cooling Technology powers Helmer Scientific GX Solutions and pairs a variable capacity compressor (VCC) and natural hydrocarbon (HC) refrigerant to:

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Seven Key Cold Storage Recommendations from USP <1079>

Posted on Apr 19, 2019 by Miranda Schroeder

Medication management across the health system can be complex. Drugs requiring refrigeration make workflow management and proper storage even more complicated. For this reason, USP Chapter <1079>...

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OptiCool™ Technology Benefits Medical-grade Cold Storage in Helmer Scientific's GX Solutions

Posted on Mar 28, 2019 by Ben Greenfield

OptiCool™ technology in Helmer Scientific’s GX Cold Storage Solutions ensures temperature-sensitive blood therapies, clinical samples, reagents/controls, medications and vaccines are...

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5 Fun Facts About Natural Hydrocarbon Refrigerants You Probably Didn’t Know

Posted on Mar 15, 2019 by Donna Holpuch


Carbon is the one element present in every organic structure on Earth. We’ve gathered a list of 5 fun facts about hydrocarbons (HCs) that may surprise you.

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Join us for a Webinar on Managing Refrigerated Medications

Posted on Mar 14, 2019 by Miranda Schroeder

Refrigerated medications are some of the most complex, costly and clinically necessary medications. This webinar will discuss the importance of safely storing refrigerated medications. An overview...

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GX Solutions: Why You Need Professional, Medical-grade Cold Storage

Posted on Feb 20, 2019 by Donna Holpuch

Proper cold storage of medications, vaccines, blood products and patient samples is critical in the healthcare environment, and often can be the difference between viable, effective products and...

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Helmer Scientific’s New GX Undercounter Refrigerator is Helping Reduce Hospital Noise Levels Thanks to OptiCool™ Technology

Posted on Feb 15, 2019 by Miranda Schroeder

Hospital noise levels have been known to negatively affect the health and healing of patients. Noise levels are also ranked as one of the most common patient complaints. There are many ways that...

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Vaccine Refusal Leading to Measles Outbreak

Posted on Feb 08, 2019 by Miranda Schroeder

Over the last few years, there has been a trend of parents hesitating to vaccinate their children, delaying their child’s routine immunizations or seeking pure exemption from state vaccine...

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How the Revised USP Chapters <795> and <797> are Impacting Pharmacy

Posted on Jan 31, 2019 by Miranda Schroeder

Early last year, the United States Pharmacopeia (USP) announced their plan to revise general chapters <795> and <797> in order to better align them with general chapter <800> Hazardous Drugs –...

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